"My work is intended to empower community health workers and primary care physicians to work together to detect, refer and manage pregnant women who are at increased risk of heart disease and stroke. The technology is a tool to achieve this collaborative approach, and to strengthen the health system in rural areas. "
Dr Jenny Tran, a medical doctor with a stellar CV and a passion for improving population health, is conducting research into how people experience multiple health conditions. A Rhodes scholar named one of Forbes’ ‘30 under 30’ social entrepreneurs, she is a rowing full blue for Oxford University and has been shortlisted for an Asian Women of Achievement award in 2018.
"My work focuses on how to prevent unintentional injuries, particularly in resource-strapped countries. There are plenty of interventions that could save lives. I don’t really like referring to ‘accidents’, because it makes them sound inevitable, which they are not; they are predictable and therefore preventable."
"People often wonder what it’s like to have to ask people for money, but I don’t see it that way. What I do is give people an opportunity that they can’t get anywhere else to do something truly transformational that will make them feel amazing."
"Risk assessment of pregnant women is an important part of routine obstetric care worldwide. This research can potentially contribute to the improvement of continuous risk assessment throughout the pregnancy."